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Eric Garner's stepfather tries to calm a protester who pleads, "What's the future for me? ... For my son, for my child?"
December 04, 2014
The storm is expected to be at least a category 4 when it hits the island chain on Friday. Some places are still recovering from the devastation wrought by Typhoon Haiyan in 2013.
December 04, 2014
The reorganization being announced today will "provide a central hub for expert advice and legal guidance" and improve coordination among law enforcement, businesses and elected officials.
December 04, 2014
In Nashville, several public schools are struggling to compete with nearby charters. To recruit more students, teachers are tearing a page from the charter playbook: going door to door.
December 04, 2014
Souq.com, created by U.S.-educated Ronaldo Mouchawar, has a strong presence in the Middle East. Since the boom in cell phones in the region, "you can feel the crescendo" in its tech sector, he says.
December 04, 2014
About 10 million more people in the U.S. now have health insurance than did this time last year. But some immigrants, low-income adults and others are still falling through the gaps.
December 04, 2014
Little-known in the U.S., Thomas Griesa is a villain and scapegoat in the Argentine press. The federal court judge in New York has ruled against Argentina in its battles with its "vulture" creditors.
December 04, 2014
NBC's Peter Pan Live! production seems to be utterly in earnest — but TV critic Eric Deggans wonders if the show will need a viewership boost from critics snarking on Twitter to really succeed.
December 04, 2014
Unlike the 1997 Kyoto treaty, the plan on the negotiating table in Lima this week asks every country, developed and developing, to limit carbon emissions. Each nation would set its own target.
December 04, 2014
Most telescope cameras can only capture a small patch of sky at a time. But a new camera has a much larger field of view, and its backers are hoping for help in deciphering its reams of data.
December 04, 2014
When asked if she would accept an apology from Daniel Pantaleo, the police officer who placed Eric Garner in a chokehold during the arrest that killed him, Esaw Garner answered, "Hell no."
December 03, 2014
As word spread of a grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer in the death of a Staten Island man, so did plans for protests. A key target: the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center.
December 03, 2014
A grand jury's decision in the Eric Garner case sparked anger, protests, and a Twitter conversation about the idea that the police treat people differently based on their race.
December 03, 2014
"The Justice Department will proceed with a federal civil rights investigation of Mr. Garner's death," Attorney General Eric Holder said.
December 03, 2014
The new additions range from pop culture (xlnt; permadeath) to business-speak (algorithmic trading). We present a list selected by the editors.
December 03, 2014
The protests — at Grand Central Terminal and other places — follow the announcement that a New York police officer won't be indicted in the death of Eric Garner over the summer.
December 03, 2014
If you'd like to try pepper water (it's hot hot hot) or day-old rice (it tastes better than it sounds), we've got the scoop.
December 03, 2014
He was in the English rock bands Small Faces and Faces, and he also played keyboard for the Rolling Stones. McLagan died today in Austin, Texas. He was 69.
December 03, 2014
African musicians have recorded a fund-raising song to help fight Ebola. They say it truly reflects what's happening in their homeland — unlike the Brit pop Ebola song "Do They Know It's Christmas?"
December 03, 2014
Texas, which is leading the states, filed a lawsuit in federal court in the Southern District of Texas. State Attorney General Greg Abbott said the president's action "tramples" the Constitution.
December 03, 2014

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